Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 15,813 20,040 23,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.47% 13.08% 14.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.03% 13.62% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12,942 16,393 18,426
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 121,312 147,112 157,629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 96.00% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 97,630 119,510 127,216
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Analyst in England

Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in England

Analyst
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 6,427 £47,500 -5.00% 612
South East +1 3,158 £40,000 +3.90% 409
North of England +1 2,573 £35,000 - 410
Midlands +1 1,514 £34,975 -2.85% 315
North West 0 1,285 £37,500 +2.74% 210
South West +2 1,189 £35,000 - 216
Yorkshire +3 1,096 £34,500 -1.43% 163
West Midlands 0 1,031 £33,566 -4.10% 199
East of England +1 923 £40,000 +8.11% 154
East Midlands -2 482 £35,000 -5.41% 114
North East +3 195 £32,500 -7.14% 37
South Coast - 4 £60,000 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 3,814 (24.12%) SQL
2 3,736 (23.63%) Finance
3 3,598 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3,307 (20.91%) Microsoft
5 3,050 (19.29%) Windows
6 2,327 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
7 2,119 (13.40%) Active Directory
8 2,049 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
9 1,845 (11.67%) Business Analysis
10 1,842 (11.65%) ITIL
11 1,743 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
12 1,655 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
13 1,535 (9.71%) Office 365
14 1,494 (9.45%) SQL Server
15 1,482 (9.37%) Degree
16 1,446 (9.14%) Microsoft Excel
17 1,415 (8.95%) Analytics
18 1,384 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
19 1,062 (6.72%) Windows Server
20 1,057 (6.68%) User Stories
21 1,039 (6.57%) Test Automation
22 973 (6.15%) QA
23 963 (6.09%) Scrum
24 951 (6.01%) Retail
25 940 (5.94%) Power Platform
26 937 (5.93%) Management Information System
27 918 (5.81%) Power BI
28 917 (5.80%) Project Management
29 913 (5.77%) Windows 10
30 886 (5.60%) SAP

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 521 (3.29%) MS Exchange
2 518 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 254 (1.61%) Confluence
4 199 (1.26%) IIS
5 194 (1.23%) SAS
6 172 (1.09%) Skype for Business
7 139 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 118 (0.75%) CMS
9 117 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
10 70 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 57 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 46 (0.29%) Apache
13 41 (0.26%) Apache Spark
14 38 (0.24%) IBM Notes
15 35 (0.22%) WebSphere
16 33 (0.21%) WordPress
17 24 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
17 24 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
18 23 (0.15%) ArcGIS
19 21 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1,655 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1,446 (9.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 385 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 372 (2.35%) MS Visio
5 115 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 105 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 62 (0.39%) SPSS
8 18 (0.11%) Stata
9 11 (0.070%) Acrobat
10 9 (0.057%) Chatbot
11 6 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (0.032%) Gliffy
13 4 (0.025%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.025%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
14 3 (0.019%) EViews
14 3 (0.019%) Open Workbench
15 2 (0.013%) InDesign
15 2 (0.013%) MicroStation
15 2 (0.013%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 227 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 143 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 95 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 89 (0.56%) SAP SD
5 72 (0.46%) NetSuite
6 66 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
7 59 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
8 57 (0.36%) SAP ERP
9 54 (0.34%) thinkFolio
10 51 (0.32%) SAP FI
11 46 (0.29%) SAP CO
11 46 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
12 44 (0.28%) SAP MM
13 42 (0.27%) SAP HR
14 38 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
14 38 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
14 38 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
15 36 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
16 34 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
16 34 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1,535 (9.71%) Office 365
2 940 (5.94%) Power Platform
3 863 (5.46%) Azure
4 432 (2.73%) AWS
5 254 (1.61%) SaaS
6 193 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
7 153 (0.97%) Google Analytics
8 89 (0.56%) GCP
9 87 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
9 87 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 80 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 64 (0.40%) OneDrive
12 52 (0.33%) PowerApps
13 47 (0.30%) G Suite
14 46 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
15 40 (0.25%) IaaS
16 36 (0.23%) PaaS
17 29 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
18 26 (0.16%) iPaaS
19 20 (0.13%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 770 (4.87%) Firewall
2 556 (3.52%) LAN
3 538 (3.40%) WAN
4 517 (3.27%) TCP/IP
5 389 (2.46%) DNS
6 344 (2.18%) DHCP
7 293 (1.85%) VoIP
8 242 (1.53%) Network Security
9 218 (1.38%) VPN
10 210 (1.33%) Wireless
11 200 (1.26%) Internet
12 199 (1.26%) Skype
13 129 (0.82%) Broadband
14 121 (0.77%) SAN
15 106 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
16 98 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
17 87 (0.55%) ADSL
18 81 (0.51%) VLAN
19 79 (0.50%) 3G
20 70 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,494 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 918 (5.81%) Power BI
3 596 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 578 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 535 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 322 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 264 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 199 (1.26%) QlikView
9 187 (1.18%) Big Data
10 182 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
11 128 (0.81%) MySQL
12 112 (0.71%) Oracle Database
13 96 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
14 94 (0.59%) RDBMS
15 90 (0.57%) Data Mining
16 87 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
17 83 (0.52%) MS Access
18 82 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
19 74 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
20 67 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 847 (5.36%) JIRA
2 556 (3.52%) Selenium
3 199 (1.26%) Cucumber
3 199 (1.26%) WebDriver
4 174 (1.10%) Visual Studio
5 166 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 155 (0.98%) SpecFlow
7 140 (0.89%) SoapUI
8 136 (0.86%) Git (software)
9 102 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 99 (0.63%) JMeter
11 79 (0.50%) LoadRunner
12 57 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 51 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
14 49 (0.31%) Zephyr
15 46 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
16 43 (0.27%) HP UFT
17 42 (0.27%) MSI
18 40 (0.25%) JUnit
19 36 (0.23%) Bitbucket
General
1 3,736 (23.63%) Finance
2 951 (6.01%) Retail
3 680 (4.30%) Marketing
4 650 (4.11%) Banking
5 452 (2.86%) Law
6 405 (2.56%) Legal
7 402 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 350 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 344 (2.18%) Public Sector
10 262 (1.66%) Front Office
11 247 (1.56%) Back Office
12 120 (0.76%) Advertising
13 106 (0.67%) Games
14 98 (0.62%) Publishing
15 89 (0.56%) Billing
15 89 (0.56%) Local Government
16 85 (0.54%) Electronics
16 85 (0.54%) Investment Banking
17 71 (0.45%) Financial Institution
18 70 (0.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 673 (4.26%) .NET
2 326 (2.06%) XML
3 305 (1.93%) HTML
4 245 (1.55%) Web Services
5 192 (1.21%) CSS
6 191 (1.21%) ASP.NET
7 158 (1.00%) REST
8 144 (0.91%) JSON
9 135 (0.85%) SOAP
10 93 (0.59%) Gherkin
11 84 (0.53%) EDI
12 81 (0.51%) RESTful
13 76 (0.48%) Middleware
14 71 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
15 49 (0.31%) HTML5
15 49 (0.31%) jQuery
16 46 (0.29%) Ajax
17 45 (0.28%) WCF
18 44 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
19 40 (0.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2,327 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
2 937 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 491 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
4 470 (2.97%) User Experience
5 298 (1.88%) Data Centre
6 187 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 182 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 172 (1.09%) Derivative
9 168 (1.06%) Driving Licence
10 165 (1.04%) Equities
10 165 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
11 150 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
12 146 (0.92%) Fixed Income
13 144 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 119 (0.75%) Reinsurance
15 112 (0.71%) Data Structures
16 110 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
16 110 (0.70%) iPhone
17 109 (0.69%) Social Media
18 107 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3,050 (19.29%) Windows
2 1,062 (6.72%) Windows Server
3 913 (5.77%) Windows 10
4 786 (4.97%) Windows 7
5 764 (4.83%) Linux
6 461 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 406 (2.57%) Unix
8 288 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 281 (1.78%) Android
10 186 (1.18%) Apple iOS
11 130 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 88 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 79 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 68 (0.43%) Windows XP
15 55 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 50 (0.32%) AIX
17 47 (0.30%) Mac OS X
18 45 (0.28%) Windows Vista
19 28 (0.18%) Windows 2000
20 24 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,598 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2,049 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
3 1,845 (11.67%) Business Analysis
4 1,842 (11.65%) ITIL
5 1,743 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
6 1,415 (8.95%) Analytics
7 1,384 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 1,057 (6.68%) User Stories
9 1,039 (6.57%) Test Automation
10 963 (6.09%) Scrum
11 917 (5.80%) Project Management
12 853 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
13 839 (5.31%) Information Security
14 827 (5.23%) Change Management
15 814 (5.15%) SDLC
16 813 (5.14%) Waterfall
17 752 (4.76%) Data Analysis
18 712 (4.50%) CRM
19 700 (4.43%) Visualisation
20 663 (4.19%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3,814 (24.12%) SQL
2 702 (4.44%) Python
3 683 (4.32%) C#
4 591 (3.74%) Java
5 487 (3.08%) PowerShell
6 434 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 394 (2.49%) JavaScript
8 334 (2.11%) VBA
9 304 (1.92%) R
10 242 (1.53%) C
11 142 (0.90%) VB
12 141 (0.89%) PL/SQL
13 100 (0.63%) C++
14 95 (0.60%) PHP
15 94 (0.59%) Perl
16 86 (0.54%) Bash Shell
17 79 (0.50%) VB.NET
18 58 (0.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 54 (0.34%) Ruby
20 51 (0.32%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1,482 (9.37%) Degree
2 476 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 422 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 368 (2.33%) ISEB
5 354 (2.24%) ISTQB
6 353 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 286 (1.81%) CCNA
7 286 (1.81%) CISSP
8 228 (1.44%) MCSE
9 207 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 205 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 177 (1.12%) CISM
12 173 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 168 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
14 149 (0.94%) MCP
15 137 (0.87%) DV Cleared
16 129 (0.82%) CCNP
16 129 (0.82%) MCSA
17 108 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 87 (0.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 973 (6.15%) QA
2 790 (5.00%) SLA
3 415 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 345 (2.18%) Data Quality
5 255 (1.61%) PMO
6 230 (1.45%) GDPR
7 164 (1.04%) PCI DSS
8 108 (0.68%) NIST
9 83 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
10 80 (0.51%) ISO 9001
11 68 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 54 (0.34%) COBIT
13 28 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
14 27 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 27 (0.17%) Solvency II
15 25 (0.16%) MiFID
16 22 (0.14%) EMIR
16 22 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 16 (0.10%) IFRS
17 16 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 2,119 (13.40%) Active Directory
2 468 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (1.87%) Hyper-V
4 147 (0.93%) XenApp
5 93 (0.59%) XenDesktop
6 91 (0.58%) vSphere
7 66 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
8 51 (0.32%) Docker
9 44 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
10 43 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
11 38 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 36 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 23 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 23 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
14 20 (0.13%) Apache Flume
15 16 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
16 14 (0.089%) Firmware
17 12 (0.076%) VMware Workstation
18 11 (0.070%) Job Entry Subsystem
19 10 (0.063%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 429 (2.71%) SCCM
2 85 (0.54%) WSUS
3 72 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 60 (0.38%) QRadar
5 55 (0.35%) Nessus
6 54 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 41 (0.26%) Backup Exec
8 38 (0.24%) HP ALM
9 37 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 32 (0.20%) Kubernetes
11 31 (0.20%) SCOM
12 29 (0.18%) Ansible
12 29 (0.18%) Control-M
13 24 (0.15%) Puppet
14 22 (0.14%) AirWatch
15 20 (0.13%) Automic
15 20 (0.13%) Oozie
15 20 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
16 19 (0.12%) vRealize
17 17 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3,307 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 886 (5.60%) SAP
3 852 (5.39%) VMware
4 808 (5.11%) Oracle
5 763 (4.83%) Citrix
6 671 (4.24%) Tableau
7 539 (3.41%) Cisco
8 344 (2.18%) ServiceNow
9 329 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 280 (1.77%) Google
11 220 (1.39%) HP
12 214 (1.35%) IBM
13 195 (1.23%) Splunk
14 189 (1.20%) Adobe
15 166 (1.05%) Apple
16 116 (0.73%) Meraki
17 107 (0.68%) WorldPay
18 104 (0.66%) Aruba
19 103 (0.65%) JD Edwards
20 102 (0.65%) Sony